JUSTICE

‘Peaceful Protest’ Videos Reveal Violence And Destruction At D.C. Capitol Building Riot

A 2-hour visual timeline from multiple POVs of the west terrace assault show anything but peace

David Leibowitz
Jan 17 · 22 min read
Officer Fanone surrounded by a mob at the Capitol, January 6, JAC

Coincidental coordination?

By including multiple videos available on YouTube and the news, it’s possible now to piece together a sequence of events from the time the temporary barricades were breached to three separate tunnel attacks. Though the video shows an officer being dragged on the steps in a vicious attack, the timeline and multiple videos show that there were two officers beaten in approximately the same spot on the steps just moments apart.

Timeline of events from multiple video vantage points

The JAC video begins with an on the ground look at the barricade in front of the U.S. Capitol Building. For the first 20 minutes, the crowd tests the officers who form a line behind the temporary metal fence.

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Chemical agents sprayed by rioters towards police, JAC
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Bird's eye view of the moment all barricades are down and crowd swarms, Police Headlines
Picnic Man, Police Headlines
Police Headlines
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“You’re not even American!” #SwedishScarf, “Capitol Eviction Notice”
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Master and commander

At approximately 2:30 pm, the action moves to the tunnel on the west side of the Capitol building typically reserved for presidents when they emerge from their inauguration.

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Status Coup
Dollar Shave Club, Status Coup
Status Coup
Status Coup
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Protein shake, JAC
Status Coup
Status Coup
Status Coup
“Go!”, JAC
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4K RAW
4K RAW
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Former Wagie
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LVMH “This is OUR Country”, JAC
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Lead agitators are gone, the next attack gets more violent, 4K RAW [MOVE IMAGE OUT OF SEQUENCE]

Heavy violence includes trampling and an officer snatched

At around 4:09 pm, rioters are now even more daring — beating officers at the mouth of the tunnel.

Friend of Boyland attends to her on the ground, JRobertson
Former Wagie
Former Wagie
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Former Wagie
Scallops pulls the officer down by his head, Jrobertson
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Capitol Officer dragged and beaten by mob, Storyful
Snapshot from official complaint against Stager
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Caveman heads up stairs, Former Wagie
LVMH is ready for her closeup, Former Wagie
Pink Hat Lady planning to ram the glass, Storyful 1:40
Pink Hat Lady smashing windows, Storyful
  • Included identification of LVMH as Gina Bisignano, as reported in Beverly Hills Courier who interviewed her
  • Cleaned up many typos from the 1/17 update. Apparently, not enough coffee fueled the edits
  • Added approximate time of day for certain events per The New York Times. These markers will be used to estimate other key times, based upon synchronizing footage.
  • Adding visual confirmation of Pink Hat Lady at the tunnel during the assault on the stairs on officer BM.
  • CEN video inspection shows the fire extinguisher landing on police officer’s heads from another PoV.
  • Changed Red Hat alias to Dollar Shave Club. Too many red hats in the crowd.
  • Added birds eye view vantage point of the barricade breach, fire extinguisher thrown at police officers and body slam from Police Headlines.
  • Included New York Times reporting of Rosanne Boyland death by stampede as the same time as the Caveman beating. Added actual timestamp of the assault with the crutch and officer “BM” as 4:17 pm.

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